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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.8 5.8
CVE Id CVE-2007-4901
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 05:29:21
Published 14 Sep 2007 02:17:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2007-4901

Summary

The embedded Internet Explorer server control in AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) 6.1.41.2 and 6.2.32.1, AIM Pro, and AIM Lite does not properly constrain the use of mshtml.dll's web script and HTML functionality for incoming instant messages, which allows remote attackers to place HTML into unexpected contexts or execute arbitrary code, as demonstrated by writing arbitrary HTML to a notification window, and writing contents of arbitrary local image files to this window via IMG SRC.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Aol Aim Lite

  • Aol Aim Pro

  • Aol Instant Messenger 6.2.32.1


References

BID - 25659

BUGTRAQ - 20070925 RE: CORE-2007-0817: Remote Command execution, HTML and JavaScript injection vulnerabilities in AOL's Instant Messaging software

BUGTRAQ - 20070925 CORE-2007-0817: Remote Command execution, HTML and JavaScript injection vulnerabilities in AOL's Instant Messaging software

BUGTRAQ - 20070914 AIM Local File Display in Notification Window

BUGTRAQ - 20070912 AIM Arbitrary HTML Display in Notification Window

MISC - http://www.coresecurity.com/index.php5?module=ContentMod&action=item&id=1924

SREASON - 3136

SECUNIA - 26786

MISC - http://aviv.raffon.net/2007/09/25/ReadyAIMFire.aspx


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:46:00